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Address: Po Toi Island, Southern Distict, Hong Kong, China
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Despite the negative reviews that I saw, I decided to check out the island. Guess what??! I enjoyed my day trip there. There's only 1 boat ride on tue. Left Aberdeen at 10am, to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Despite the negative reviews that I saw, I decided to check out the island. Guess what??! I enjoyed my day trip there. There's only 1 boat ride on tue. Left Aberdeen at 10am, to leave island at 2pm. Once u missed it.. u missed it..Easy walk/hike on this small island. scenery, sound of the waves against the boulders and the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We started with a boat trip to Po Toi Island from Aberdeen on the south part of Hong Kong island. Our goal was to hike around parts of Po Toi and we started off looking forward to a fantastic nature experience. However, it soon was clear to us that our Swedish bodies aren't made for the weather conditions here: the... More 

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Georgia, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Nice trail starts from temple, North of the ferry jetty. A bit difficult to find at first but really nice. After a while the trail becomes paved. Hike clockwise so you can enjoy the view over the south west Peninsula when you climb the stairs down from the summit.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The pier in Stanley has a ferry to the island, which is a great way to see some of the islands. After grinding in the city this spot feels a million miles away. There is a wonderful basic seafood restaurant serving quality seafood. So take a trip to Stanley, do a little shopping and go to Po Toi for lunch.... More 

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Hong Kong
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have lived in HK for 7 years and am still amazed when friends book a junk that is going to stop at Po Toi for lunch...I can't imagine why anyone would - and I need my head examined for agreeing to go again! It's a 5 mins walk to the restaurant on the island (mostly seafood) so you get... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Po Toi Islands consists of 4 islands namely Po Toi, Waglan Island, Sung Kong and Beaufort Island. Only Po Toi is accessible by public transport. There are a few trails on Po Toi. Due to the ferry schedule, a day tour is more suitable. A day walk from the ferry to the southernmost point and back to the ferry. Main... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Po Toi Island is only 30 minutes away by ferry from Stanley on the South Side of Hong Kong Island. A lot of people go there for hiking and it is specially loved by birdwatchers with there cameras and huge tele objectives. But we normally go there by boat for lunch. there is a very good Seafood Restaurant cold MING... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

If you have one day trip then skip Po Toi as there are very little to see or do on the Island. The only thing you can do here is a hike which takes maximum 2 hours, with little change of scenery. With no government electricity and water supply, there is minimal service and restaurants. We were told that water... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Po Toi is a wonderful unspoiled island you can access by ferry from Stanley. The ferry ride is great and the island is "genuine" HK. There is also a wonderful fish restaurant named Min Kee where the food is mazing and cheap too. Try the salt and pepper squid - it is sublime

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Visited with friends on private boat although also accessible by public ferry. Unspoilt, less visited, island with basic unpretentious restaurant serving delicious seafood meal, cooked the simple Chinese way - the best kind. Went around corner to another bay on the island and swam in clean clear water. Brought back wonderful memories of growing up in Hong Kong when it... More 

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